Class 2 and Class 3 Registered Building Inspectors

Job Information

Salary: £30,398 - £53,877 p.a (depending on experience)

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, Open to Job Share

Hours: 37

Location: Hailsham, Hybrid and across Partnership Districts


Salary Range:

Class 2 RBI £30,398 – £48,556 p.a. (depending on experience)

Class 3 RBI £50,012 – £53,877 p.a.

+ £2,745p.a. Car Allowance and 50% annual membership fees (both roles)

Are you ready to change your future and our landscape?  Are you looking to improve your work / life balance and make a difference within local communities?  Then join our busy Building Control team and make that next step in your career a reality.



Our Building Control Partnership Team at Wealden pride themselves on having a positive effect on a project build, adding value wherever possible and due to our continued success across East Sussex, we are looking to expand our brilliant team with exciting opportunities for two experienced Registered Building Inspectors.

The Partnership covers a large part of East Sussex including areas of outstanding natural beauty in Wealden, the historic 1066 areas of Hastings and Battle, the tall Georgian seafronts and commercial centres of Eastbourne and Hastings, and Bexhill-on Sea in Rother, the home of British Motor racing. As such we can offer you experience in projects across all domestic and non-domestic purpose groups.


What will you be doing?

Most days you will be managing your own time and workload comprising a mixture of the technical audit of Building Regulation Applications, and the inspection of projects in progress on site.  Teamwork and good communication are essential especially as we operate in a combination of working environments including our office in Hailsham, home and mobile.

The ethos of the Partnership is early inspection of plans, good communication, proactive inspection of work in progress, and the development of rewarding professional relationships that are essential to effective area management and teamwork.


What do you need?

  • Class 2 or Class 3 Registration with the Building Safety Regulator
  • Demonstrable experience within Building Control process, regulations, legislation, best practice and guidance
  • Excellent surveying skills and knowledge of the Building Regulations and construction.


What do we offer?

  • Excellent training and development opportunities in registration as Class 2 or 3 Building Inspector through the CABE or LABC route.
  • Continuous professional support on your portfolios, CPD, development plans and technical reports.
  • Career structured roles offering increases in grade when milestones are achieved, such as registration to a higher class of Building Inspector.
  • Working for a great, forward thinking Local Authority.
  • Career average pension scheme, with WDC employer contributions at 21%.
  • Fantastic flexibility with hybrid working, we understand that life happens.
  • Exciting variety of extended employee benefits.
  • An award-winning Employee Health & Wellbeing Programme, enabling you to reach your best potential.


For more information

For more information and an informal chat about the opportunities please contact David Harrison, Building Control Partnership Manager, on 01892 602005.


Post Numbers:      H2032 Class 2 RBI  /   H2002 Class 3 RBI

Closing Date:         29th July 2024

Interview Date:      w/c 12th August 2024      


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Closing Date: 29/07/2024

Interview Date: 12/08/2024

Post Number: H2002 and H2032